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E-auction 353-266717 - LICINIUS II Centenionalis ou nummus

LICINIUS II Centenionalis ou nummus AU/XF
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Estimate : 55 €
Price : 16 €
Maximum bid : 17 €
End of the sale : 20 January 2020 14:38:30
bidders : 5 bidders
Type : Centenionalis ou nummus
Date: 319
Mint name / Town : Antioche
Metal : copper
Diameter : 19 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 3,37 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 3e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un petit flan bien centré. Beau buste de Licinius II. Usure plus marquée au revers. Jolie patine vert clair
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : D N VAL LICIN LICINIVS NOB C.
Obverse description : Buste lauré et consulaire de Licinius II à gauche vu de trois quarts en avant, tenant un globe et un sceptre de la main gauche et la mappa de la main droite (H*23).
Obverse translation : “Dominus Noster Valerius Licinianus Licinius Nobilissimus Cæsar”, (Notre seigneur Valère Licinianus Licinius très noble césar).


Reverse description : Jupiter nu debout de face, la chlamyde sur l'épaule gauche tenant un globe nicéphore de la main droite et un sceptre long de la main gauche ; dans le champ à gauche, un captif parthe agenouillé, les mains attachées dans le dos.
Reverse translation : “Iovi Conservatori Cæsarum”, (À Jupiter protecteur des césars).


Rubans de type 3 aux extrémités bouletées.

Historical background


(1/04/317-09/324) Flavius Valerius Constantinus Licinianus Licinius

Caesar (317-324)

Licinius II, the son of Licinius I and Constantia, therefore nephew of Constantine I, was raised to césarat March 1 317 at the same time as his cousins ​​Crispus and Constantine II. After the defeat of his father in 324, he escaped with his life, but was stifled two years later.

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